Definition of low water in English:

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low water

Pronunciation: /ˈˌlō ˈwôdər/ Pronunciation: /ˈˌlō ˈwädər/


Another term for low tide.
Example sentences
  • Maximum achievable depth is 7m on a spring tide, 4m at low water.
  • At low water the remains of the wreck are perhaps only 200m from the shoreline in depths of 5-8m and can easily be snorkelled from the beach if you have the energy.
  • At low water the walk back to the sea wall takes a little longer, but even at high water and with the help of the rope, getting up in full kit is far harder than getting down.

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Syllabification: low wa·ter

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